Basic Civil EngineeringWorleyParsons Academy
Basic Civil Engineering
This highly interactive 5 day course uses solution driven case studies to develop the cross-discipline knowledge of Static, Inspection and Maintenance Engineers in the area of civil design and construction methods.
What's Special About This Course?
This course is run by Peter Foley who has over 30 years of experience in the delivery of engineering projects. Peter has project managed a wide variety of construction projects for global client organizations. He has in-depth knowledge and experience in the resolution of contract disputes by a variety of methods; planning and supervision of ordinary and special maintenance programs as the owner’s engineer. Peter has also worked on major mechanical and electrical shutdown maintenance projects and he was particularly involved in asset condition assessment and valuation. Peter is a member of the Institution of Engineers Australia and College of Civil Engineers Australia.
Also, remember that this course is operated by Worley, a key and widely recognized player in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) field.
The Basic Civil Engineering course has been developed to provide Static, Inspection and Maintenance Engineers with a fundamental knowledge of civil design and construction methods that will assist them in their normal work and help them identify problems that they may encounter. The course uses highly interactive, solution driven case studies exercises to enhance learning.
The course will include 12 modules over the five days which will introduce participants to the various elements to be covered. Modules will be delivered by lecture and tutorial style worked examples with assessment at the end of each module to ensure that concepts have been grasped before proceeding to the next element.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This course is highly suitable for graduate engineers who are looking to get a practical understanding of civil engineering. Mechanical inspection and static engineers are also highly recommended to attend.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
In this course participants will learn how:
- Civil Engineers attempt to model material performance
- Civil Engineering designs are developed
- Civil Engineers specify design requirements
- To identify what testing is undertaken to check material properties
- How to identify common failure types and some rectification methods
Upon completion, you will receive a Worley Academy Certificate Of Attendance.
Training Course Content
- Design Structures
- Civil Aspects of Pipe Design
- Road Design
- Materials Testing
- Works Inspection
- Typical Failure Mechanisms and Troubleshooting
Day 1– Design Structures
- Determination of Design Loads
- Design of steel and concrete structures
- Fire Resistance
Day 2– Soils
- Foundation types and designs
- Soil Settlement
Day 3 –Civil Aspects of Pipe Design
- Sewer Design (Gravity and pressure)
- Storm Water Design
- Underground Piping and Backfilling
Day 4– Road Design and Review of Previous Elements
- Road Design
- Materials Testing
Day 5– Review of Previous Elements, Inspections Methods and Identification of Mechanical Failures
- Works Inspection Methods and Guidelines
- Examples of Typical Failure Mechanisms and How to Identify Them
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